Brand Names:
Vistaril, Atarax

Drug Type: Antihistamine


Hydroxyzine is an antihistamine used to treat anxiety disorders and allergic conditions, especially those that involve the skin. It works by blocking the action of histamine a substance in the body that causes allergic symptoms.
  • 2 mg/kg given orally by mouth, or 30-40 mg/L drinking water, every 8-12 hours